designDATA acquired by Doyon, Limited

Doyon, Limited Acquires designDATA


logoFairbanks, Alaska – Doyon, Limited, a regional Alaska Native corporation, is pleased to announce the acquisition of designDATA, a leading IT Managed Services provider with offices in Maryland, Washington D.C. and North Carolina.

Founded in 1979 by Dennis Ruck, designDATA is a managed IT services company focused on delivering high-value technology services that allow clients to focus on their mission. Their vHOST data center operations provides clients with a secure, scalable and highly available platform for hosting critical applications and data services. designDATA’s IT operations practices have earned it the SOC1 SSAE16 Type II standards compliance for service organizations, and the company has been recognized by MSP Mentor and CRN as a top 100 managed services provider.

“Doyon’s acquisition of designDATA aligns with our strategic growth goals and is a good fit with our values,” stated Aaron Schutt, Doyon, Limited president and chief executive officer. “designDATA received strong recommendations from industry leaders and the highest praise from their customers.”

designDATA will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Doyon Government Group, and it will continue to be led by Dennis Ruck, CEO, Matt Ruck, Vice President, and Russ Coxe, Chief Technology Officer.

“designDATA is pleased to announce our new partnership with Doyon. To our clients and vendor partners, we are very excited to leverage the benefits and scale of working with a company of Doyon’s experience and size while maintaining our current business model. We look forward to continuing to serve our customers,” said Dennis Ruck.